2000 Indiana Report of Infectious Diseases
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Cases = 0
There were no reported cases of tetanus in Indiana during 2000. From 1990-2000, Indiana had a total of 11 reported cases of tetanus; 3 of these occurred during 1996-2000 (see Figure Tet1). Tetanus is preventable by appropriate vaccination, and cases of tetanus occur almost exclusively among persons who are unvaccinated or inadequately vaccinated.